Rollins, Smalkin, Richards & Mackie, LLC is very pleased to announce that three new associates have joined our firm.
Ben Beasley is a 2014 graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law. After graduating from law school, Mr. Beasley clerked for the Honorable Mickey J. Norman in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. Prior to joining RSRM, Mr. Beasley was a trial attorney with a civil litigation firm in Baltimore City where he prosecuted auto tort, premises liability, and breach of contract cases.
Mr. Beasley was a high school music teacher for a number of years before becoming an attorney, having received a bachelor's degree in musical education from Shenandoah University. Mr. Beasley volunteers as a coach and instructor for the University of Baltimore National Trial Competition Team.
EmilyJ. Spiering is a 2011 graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law. While attending law school, Ms. Spiering served as a Staff Editor of the University of Baltimore Law Forum, which focuses on developing trends and topics unique to the Maryland legal community. She also served as a member of the National Environmental Moot Court Competition Team, and interned with U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan K. Gauvey of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.
Immediately after law school, Ms. Spiering clerked for the Honorable Leo E. Green, Jr. in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County. Prior to joining RSRM, Ms. Spiering practiced civil litigation in Chicago, Illinois for two years, where she represented financial institutions in foreclosure proceedings across the state.
Bryce Ziskind graduated magna cum laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2015 after receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland. While attending law school, Mr. Ziskind served as an Associate Comments Editors for the University of Baltimore Law Review, and was a member of the Intellectual Property Moot Court Team. He also served as a Rule 16 Public Defender in Harford County and as a Research Assistant for Sports Law Professor Dionne Koller.
Before joining RSRM, Mr. Ziskind clerked for the Honorable Stephen M. Waldron and the Honorable Kevin J. Mahoney in the Circuit Court for Harford County.